Violence Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Violence.

  • 10 Student Essays
  • 9 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 2 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Violence Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (9)

1,070 words, approx. 4 pages
Violence Collective violence bracketed the Civil War and was important both to events leading up to the war and to its results. In an upsurge of rioting in the mid-1830s, proslavery mobs predominated.... Read more
4,489 words, approx. 15 pages
Violence VIOLENCE. Humans, as individuals and as groups, have the potential to be violent. Physical violence is disruptive and damaging to other individuals and groups because it conflicts with some o... Read more
5,073 words, approx. 17 pages
National Television Violence Study Violence on television has been the subject of debate for decades in the United States. It seems as though everyone has an opinion on the topic. Many observers argue... Read more
2,126 words, approx. 8 pages
Violence One of the multiple battlefields of environmental determinists versus biological determinists relates to the causes of violence. The former see violence as a primarily culturally rooted pheno... Read more
942 words, approx. 4 pages
Violence "Violence" is derived from the Latin violentia, "vehemence," which itself comes from vis (force) + latus (to carry) and means, literally, intense force. Violence s... Read more
3,131 words, approx. 11 pages
Violence and Brutality Introduction One of the greatest murderers of the twentieth century, or any century, Josef Stalin, is reported to have said, "One death is a tragedy. One million deaths i... Read more
50,357 words, approx. 168 pages
“A vast system of communications technology . . . has led to the creation of a culture of violence of unprecedented dimensions, much of it directed toward or available to children.” &mda... Read more
68,968 words, approx. 230 pages
In the past few years, shockingly violent acts perpetrated by young people have figured prominently in newspaper headlines. On the morning of May 9, 1995, a homeless man in New York City was burned al... Read more
26,126 words, approx. 88 pages
STORIES OF VIOLENCE by and against youth explode from the news like gunshots from a passing car. It would seem that America is under attack by armed teenagers. During the early 1980s, about a thousand... Read more
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